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For a home or business owners, solar is a different type of purchase than other property improvements like HVAC or electrical upgrades. When the solar first gets installed, your solar customers are...
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3/26/2019
It goes without saying that in today’s day and age, mobile matters. The Pew Research Center estimates over 2.5 billion people worldwide own smartphones. Mobile technology has shown its prominence in...
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3/26/2019
As climate change becomes more pervasive in the national political conversation, federal politicians are seeking to find tangible paths towards a renewable energy policy that addresses climate issues...
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3/24/2019
  • SunSpec Standards
As the solar industry is maturing, technical industry standards gain importance and will be a crucial aspect for the further evolution of solar to a mainstream industry. Initiatives from forward-...
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2/26/2019
  • Bifacial-solar
Bifacial solar modules are becoming more popular in the solar industry. These modules can absorb sunlight from both sides as opposed to just one. Therefore, they can convert the light that is...
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2/26/2019
New PV system owners will have until the end of 2019 to qualify for the full 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) before its inevitable step-down. The clock is ticking! The ITC is the most impactful...
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2/26/2019
  • USA Map
On January 22, 2018, a 30% tariff was levied on solar panel imports to the United States. International module manufacturers were quick to recognize the growth potential of the US market;...
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1/30/2019
  • Solar Op-Ed
Many local solar installers agree that their main task is educating customers, lawmakers and building inspectors about solar. Local solar contractors are in a unique position to advocate for solar...
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1/30/2019
  • Community Solar
Over half of homeowners or businesses cannot install solar due to rooftop or financial limitations. Community solar may make sense for these folks. As of October 2018, the U.S. boasted 1.2 GW of...
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1/30/2019
  • PG&E
PG&E -- California’s largest utility with 40% of ratepayers -- gave notice that they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on January 14th. The expected claim from Camp Fire in November 2018 and...
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1/22/2019
  • NEC 2017 Rapid Shutdown
Most electricians and solar installers across the country are intimately familiar with the National Electric Code (NEC). Published every three years by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA...
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12/19/2018
  • LIthium Ion Energy Storage
Batteries have become increasingly popular over the years, and today are routine in the modern home. From a standard AAA battery in a television remote control to a sophisticated lithium-ion battery...
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12/18/2018
  • Solar Transforming Energy
All across the United States, cities and states are taking significant steps to enforce higher clean energy standards. These changes are starting at the local level, but are influencing how we...
Support Article
12/1/2018
  • Google Reviews
Online reviews are the new form of marketing currency for solar installers. Once a homeowner or business is approached by a solar salesperson, one of their first actions will be to Google the...
Support Article
11/20/2018
  • StorEdge
Hybrid is defined as a having two different types of components performing essentially the same function. In residential solar applications, a hybrid inverter combines the work of a grid-tied...
Support Article
11/20/2018
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I can't find an Envoy Combiner Box anywhere. Is there a way to build a code-compliant Enphase combiner box?
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11/2/2018

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